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Life in the Positive Lane

When we face adversity, I find I get to know myself better. This is because it shines the light onto the areas that cement me in my fears. However, I find these challenging times, which storms my world from peace, is enough on its own, without the well of despair from... read more

Let’s FLOW out of a Bad Day!

Let’s FLOW out of a Bad Day! “Breathe.  It’s Just a Bad Day, Not a Bad Life” ~ unknown Before Taking Positive Psychology my thoughts about the course were a little mixed.  I wondered if throughout the course we’d analyze how positive our mindset was and honestly, that... read more

Accept the Monsters

Feelings are a tricky thing for us human beings. If they are positive, then usually everything is fine. But if they are negative we often try to hide them and cover them up. But, if we deny our feelings they can easily grow and take huge dimensions, they can become... read more
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What Is Positive Psychology?

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